2022 Kids Weekend

Our friends at Burlington Parks Recreation and Waterfront are bringing Kids Weekend to the Old East End! Gather the whole family together and head down to Schmanska Park this Sunday, May 15 from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Amazing FREE activities! Local music by Sambatucada!, Burlington’s own samba street band Tennis with Kids on the Ball, a nationallyContinue reading “2022 Kids Weekend”

Winterlude 2022

Burlington’s Old East End Neighborhood Coalition is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Winterlude Festival to help you chase away those winter blues! Break the isolation of winter and visit Schmanska Park in a COVID-safe way. Enjoy outdoor activities throughout February including snowshoeing, sledding, cross-country skiing, nature walks, and a kid’s Story Walk®. We encourage everyone toContinue reading “Winterlude 2022”

Vellum Lanterns are Back!

Everybody loved last year’s lanterns so much that we are bringing back this beloved community craft project for Winterlude 2022! Help us light up Schmanska Park! Free supplies at the barn If you want to make a lantern or two, pick up free supplies right now at the Schmanska Park barn on Grove Street. LookContinue reading “Vellum Lanterns are Back!”

Schmanska Benches

As Covid restrictions are lifting and summer weather is setting in, we hope you’re all getting back to doing the things you love. If you’re looking for a fun community project, how about helping us build and decorate 5 more bench-tables for Schmanska Park! We’re planning a relaxed and flexible summer schedule with all activitiesContinue reading “Schmanska Benches”

Old East End History

The Old East End Neighborhood Coalition is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history of people, structures, and events that have shaped this community. We look forward to dishing the dirt, but here’s a little teaser put together by students in Patricia Stokowski’s Parks Recreation and Tourism Program; UVM Rubenstein School of Environment andContinue reading “Old East End History”

Activity Map

We’ve created a handy-dandy Schmanska Park map to guide you directly to your favorite Winterlude activity. For the full experience, click here or on the Activity Map button conveniently located at the top of this section under the Current Activities heading. View the map online or download a .pdf, we’re all about choice here atContinue reading “Activity Map”